These instructions will show you how to make an easy origami Santa hat, a perfect model to fold for the holidays. If you’ve never folded anything before we recommend that you take a minute to review our Beginner’s Guide which will teach you all the basic folding skills.

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Step 1) Fold and unfold the paper in half both ways.

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Step 2) Fold the bottom of the paper up to the centre. The dotted line is in the wrong place. See the next step for the proper position.

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Step 3) Fold the bottom up along the dotted line.

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Step 4) Fold the paper up again along the dotted line.

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Step 5) Fold the paper up along the crease across the middle of the paper.

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Step 6) Fold the top of the paper down along the dotted line.

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Step 7) Turn the paper over.

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Step 8) Fold the left side of the paper down along the dotted line. Use the other dotted line as a guide.

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Step 9) Fold the paper up along the dotted line.

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Step 10) Fold the other side of the paper over like in step 8.

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Step 11) Fold the paper up along the dotted line.

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Step 12) Fold the bottom of the paper underneath.

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Step 13) Turn the paper over.

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Step 14) Fold the paper down and behind along the dotted line.

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The complete Santa hat

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